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May 23, 2007 01:07 PM

Are there still ice cream trucks in LA?

If so, which neighborhoods?

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  1. Just look in front of any neighborhood park...there are ice cream trucks everywhere. My kids used to frequent the one in front of Silver Lake park.

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    1. re: Chowpatty

      To echo Chowpatty and several others, there is usually an ice cream truck parked in front of the Community Center at the park at the south end of Silverlake.

    2. I see those guys with the little handcarts all over Los Feliz/Silverlake. The only actual truck I've seen is a sketchy rusted van.

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      1. re: mojoeater

        Must be a Los Feliz/Silverlake thing, I can't seem to find any in the SGV ...

        1. re: ipsedixit

          I think you can find them anytime when school is out at any SGV area elementary school.

          1. re: ipsedixit

            There's a truck usually on weekends at Kidspace in Pasadena. The handcart folks are in the city, especially Pico-Union, Echo Park, etc.

            1. re: ipsedixit

              SGV....around parks like Vincent Lugo Park in San Gabriel. You aren't missing anything, same novelty items you can get in a 7-11.

          2. I only see them in poor neighborhoods. Get down to south central LA and you'll see them.

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            1. re: BeenThereAteThat

              We live in Hancock Park, and while it's not an everyday thing, once every couple of weeks we get one driving by. (The sound always makes me happy.)

            2. i live in westwood, right by the westwood charter school. i always hear the ice cream truck on the weekends.